Senators Call for CMS to Provide Plan for Telehealth Changes

A bipartisan group of 38 senators released an open letter asking leaders to provide a written plan for permanent changes to rules surrounding telehealthTelehealth has expanded tremendously amid the COVID-19 pandemic and has shown both patients and providers how valuable it can be. Relaxed regulations on Medicare and Medicaid from the HHS has boosted this expansion. However, many are worried about when these temporary changes to telehealth rules will be rolled back and whether they will receive any advance notice. Senators are urging the Administration to consider how permanent changes to telehealth can be part of a beneficial shift toward value-based care.